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HOW TO TEST YOUR PRODUCT OR INVENTION
So you’ve got the next Frisbee or Hula Hoop ready to come out of your basement……..
Yes, there are legitimate organizations to help you decide if your new product is a winner.
Wisconsin Innovation Service Center is a non-profit program, partially sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the University of Wisconsin-Extension Small Business Development Centers, and the U. S. Small Business Administration.
WISC research covers technical feasibility, competitive products, preliminary patent searches, estimated need, and relevant trends. $595
Innovation Institute – operating with an alliance with Southwest Missouri State University -- for $200 they will run a feasibility study on your idea.
“If your invention receives a Success Likelihood Rating of .35 or more, we will send you a list of inventor services and other resources located in your state. We maintain a national network of over 2000 resources for inventors, including inventor groups, Small Business Development Centers, legitimate licensing executives, and economic development groups.” From the web site:
Lots of ideas for developing your ideas in: “48 Days To Creative Income” http://www.48days.com/MainPages/Bookstore.htm
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